• Alert:
    High Streamflow Advisory
    Water levels are expected to keep rising through the weekend. Please note that the wooden boardwalk along Quayside will be closed starting Friday, July 3rd until water levels recede. Please use caution around the riverfront.

How You Can Help

We are so grateful for the support of our community. There are a number of ways you can help the animals in our care.

  • Monetary donations go directly toward extra veterinary costs for injured and ill animals, as well as animal welfare enrichment items and activities. Donations of $25 and greater are tax deductible. You will receive an official tax receipt by mail.

    Online 

    Add a donation (or multiple donations) to the cart and complete the transaction:

    1. Login or create a Perfect Mind account.
    2. Once logged in, click 'My Profile' and select 'Products'

    Mail or In-Person

    Cheques can be mailed to the Animal Shelter (please do not mail cash). Donations can also be made in person by cash, cheque, Interac, Visa or Mastercard during our regular office hours.

    Petfinder Foundation “Sponsor a Pet”

    Sponsor a shelter pet through The Petfinder Foundation. Note: this website is in US dollars.

  • Regretfully, we are unable to accept donations of food or items at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the animal shelter. Our program is currently full; therefore, we are not accepting new applications until further notice. 

    Volunteers walk dogs, socialize cats, cuddle bunnies, and attend special events. All volunteers must be at least 19 years old. Please note that opportunities are limited due to high demand. Please watch this page for available opportunities.